Aetna Inc (AET.N)
13 Nov 2018
* Shares up 2.1 pct (Adds details from conference call, shares)
Nov 6 CVS Health Corp reported an 8.2 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by higher sales of prescription drugs at its stores and a smaller tax bill.
U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp , which is in the process of acquiring Express Scripts Holding Co , significantly bumped up its 2018 adjusted profit forecast, and its shares rose more than 3 percent on Thursday.
* Shares up 3.1 percent at $220.26 (Adds details from conference call, analyst quote, shares)
Oct 31 Anthem Inc on Wednesday said its own expectations for 2019 earnings are ahead of current Wall Street estimates and the health insurer also raised its 2018 profit forecast, and its shares rose as much as 5 percent.
NEW YORK, Oct 18 (LPC) - US blue chip companies that have been racking up record debt to fund strategic acquisitions and share buybacks could face higher borrowing costs as they are vulnerable to being downgraded to junk status in the next economic slump.
Oct 16 UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday backed Wall Street's 2019 earnings forecast, citing momentum in newer businesses like providing medical services and traditional areas, including managing U.S. government Medicare health insurance plans.
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